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Birchwood Court Care Home

CQC Rating Good
Exterior of Birchwood Court Care Home in Peterlee, County Durham
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Care Home Location

Seaside Lane,  Peterlee SR8 3XZ, UK
Bus Stop0.06 miles
Local Pub0.30 miles
Train Station1.00 miles
Nearby Shops0.06 miles
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Birchwood Court Residential Care Home in Peterlee offers residential, dementia and respite care in a warm family environment. With a dedicated team, some members having served for over a decade, the home prioritises a sense of belonging. The home boasts a pub, games room, and cinema for entertainment, as well as the vintage Corner Café, reminiscent of a bygone era for residents living with dementia. An onsite chef prepares delicious, home-cooked meals, making dining a special affair. Residents actively participate in decision-making and enjoy a minibus for community outings, allowing connections with students, entertainers, and church visits. Through this, Birchwood Court offers vibrant community, with warmth, engagement, and a true sense of belonging in the heart of Durham.

BrandSanctuary Care
Purpose BuiltYes
Opening Date2002
Ensuite Facilities100%
All InclusiveNo

Types of Elderly Care Available at Birchwood Court*

Lottie care
Residential Care

Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.

Lottie care
Nursing Care

Individuals who require 24-hour assistance and care from qualified nurses due to medical conditions and/or personal living needs. This may include people that require intensive rehabilitative care following a stroke, or simply need support using a peg feeding tube.

Lottie care
Respite Care

Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.

Additional Elderly Care Options

Convalescent Care
Palliative Care

Not Available

Day Care
Mental Health
Physical Disability
Dementia Care
* Registered with sector regulator 'Care Quality Commission' to provide these categories of care.

CQC Rating

goodOverall Rating
CQC Safe Rating goodCQC Effective Rating goodCQC Caring Rating goodCQC Responsive Rating goodCQC Well-led Rating good
CQC Publication Date: 08/09/2022

Care Home Facilities


Cafe or Restaurant
Dining Area
Hair & Beauty Salon
Own Furniture Allowed
Quiet Area

Not Available

Activity Room
Computer Room
Family Room
Library & Reading Room
Meditation Area
Pets Allowed
Private Dining Area
Terrace Area

Care Home Activities


Arts & Crafts
Baking & Cooking
Beer, Cocktails & Wine
Birthday & Holiday Celebrations
Book and Poetry
Dance & Music
Exercise & Fitness
Gardening & Flower Arranging
Hair & Beauty Treatments
Visits from Children
Wellbeing Classes

Not Available

Meditation & Yoga

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Birchwood Court.

Where is Birchwood Court located?

It is situated in Peterlee and is close to popular amenities.

What is the CQC rating of Birchwood Court?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Birchwood Court is rated as good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.

What types of elderly care are available at Birchwood Court?

The following types of elderly care are available at this home: nursing, respite, residential.

How many beds does Birchwood Court have?

Currently, there are 43 beds at the home.

Who owns Birchwood Court?

This care home is owned and operated by Sanctuary Care.

What types of activities and events are available at this care home?

There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Birchwood Court, including: Book and Poetry, Dance & Music, Baking & Cooking.

What is the cost of care at Birchwood Court?

Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Birchwood Court the cost of care starts from £1,070 per week.

It's best to call the home directly on 01918 147299 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.